Pick Axe India Pale Ale | Tommyknocker Brewery

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Pick Axe India Pale AlePick Axe India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery
Colorado, United States
tommyknocker.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerNoobNC on 11-13-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
86
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
16.2%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 86
Reviews by Chaney:
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3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Magic Hat pint glass that the owner of "Fox & Parrot" gave me when the wife and I visited Gatlinburg a few years ago.

A: Poured a crystal clear, yet dark orange color, with a big, soapy, 3-4 finger head that looked like shaving cream.

S: Like a pine tree sap. Not horrible, but pretty weird. I got a bit of sourness in there.

T: More like tree bark. Lots of malt, with a bitter slap on the front and back end. As an "English IPA," this might have been successful.

M: Ridiculous lacing, OK carbonation, and not too bitter after a few sips.

O: This is just too weird and it didn't grow on me the way I was hoping it would.

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Photo of rwilde
4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of RDW
3.44/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I like the Tommyknocker Pick Axe...it's a decent EPA. The beer poured a hazy golden color with white head that is leaving a nice lacing. The scent is not robust...there is a fresh bitter hop nose. The taste is a nice balanced beer...it is not to bitter and not too sweet. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall the beer is good and I would have this beer again....nice job!

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Photo of avisong
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of cliff1066
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Bdel34
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shoretaxi
3.08/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GeoCait
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of mbacon3227
4.35/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a tall off-white head, 3 fingers. Slightly cloudy dark amber

S: Smell of hops and citrus

T: Unique IPA flavor I have not had before, quite nice. Smooth, yet very flavorful. Very pleasant IPA.

M: Medium-high carbonation, very smooth and creamy feel

O: One of the best IPA's I've had. Has a unique flavor that really works. If you don't like supper hoppy overpowering IPA's this one's for you.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Noelito76
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of MinorThreat
3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of JayS2629
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a beautiful light copper with great clarity and a two finger, hefty cream top. It faded fast though and left a thin filmy swirl of white. Thin wall of sea foam lacing.

The aroma is mild with loads of grassy elements. A nut and caramel mix balance out with a prominente malt presence. Good balance, but a little sweet smelling for an IPA.

Nicely balanced for an IPA. A definitive caramel backbone with hints of vanilla and maple...even tones of honey but a balance appears of floral boquets. Honeysuckle, clover, fresh cut grass, spring...but nice caramel, honey undertones. Balcne is great!

Medium bodied, crisp, refreshing...cutting, edgey...

Overall, great, a little too easy to drink and slightly dangerous.

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Photo of AnthonyD12
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Pick Axe India Pale Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
3.58 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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